Haplochromis guiarti (Pellegrin, 1904)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1985

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Lake Victoria


Biology & Ecology










Mizoiri, S., Aibara, M., Takahashi, K., Sato, T., Nikaido, M., Watanabe, M., Seehausen, O., Witte, F., Van Oijen, M.J.P., Bwathondi, P.O., Ngatunga, B.P., Katunzi, E.F.B., Mrosso, H.D.J., Mzighani, S.I., Nakashio, M. and Okada, N. 2008. Live Cichlids in the Southern Lake Victoria — On-going Speciation. Tokyo Institut of Technology Press.

Mrosso, H.J.D., Msuku, B.S. and Seehausen, O. 2003. Relationships between water transparency and species richness of surviving haplochromines encountered in selected habitats in Mwanza gulf- Lake Victoria (In press). Tanzania Journal of Science.

Witte, F., Goldschmidt, T., Wanink, J., van Oijen, M., Goudswaard, K., Witte-Maas, E. and Bouton, N. 1992. The destruction of endermic species flock: quantitative data on the decline of the haplochromine cichlids of Lake Victoria. Environmental Biology of Fishes 34: 1-28.

Witte, F. & de Zeeuw, M.P. 2010. Haplochromis guiarti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T60532A12375463. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T60532A12375463.en. Downloaded on 19 December 2015.


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